Mike Townsend is founder and CEO of Earthshine — an international business consultancy/think tank that integrates sustainability principles into the heart of business strategy and operations — enabling sustainable business success and the transition to a low-carbon economy.
In addition to running Earthshine, Mike serves on an advisory board with University of Oslo, where he teaches courses/lectures on Sustainable Development, Business & Economy.
Mike is author of the forthcoming book, The Quiet Revolution (Greenleaf, 2019), editor of Reframing the Game (2015), and lead author of A Journey in Search of Capitalism 2.0 (2013). He is also a regular contributor for Huffington Post, 2Degrees, The Guardian, Edie.net and others.
Mike holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham Business School (UK) and a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering Management from the University of Wolverhampton (UK), and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Mike also enjoys family life, hiking, reading, listening to music, practicing mindfulness, and playing rock drums.